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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2015/01/24/will-environmentalists-fall-for-faux-fish-made-from-plants/ target=_self>Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?</a>

Bay Area Bites | January 24, 2015

Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?

Chef James Corwell's nigiri sushi rolls made with Tomato Sushi, a plant-based tuna alternative, in San Francisco. Photo: Alastair Bland for NPR by Alastair Bland, The Salt at NPR Food (1/23/15) It's a dead ringer for Ahi tuna sashimi. It cuts into glistening slivers that are firm and juicy. And read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2015/01/24/california-dmv-retracts-notice-that-uberx-lyft-drivers-need-commercial-license-plates target=_self>California DMV Retracts Notice That UberX, Lyft Drivers Need Commercial License Plates</a>

KQED | January 24, 2015

California DMV Retracts Notice That UberX, Lyft Drivers Need Commercial License Plates

The California Department of Motor Vehicles sent out a retraction Friday night of an alert it had issued earlier this month that vehicles even occasionally used for commercial purposes — like those driven for ride services such as Lyft and UberX — would need to be registered as read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2015/01/23/modern-farmer-owner-says-it-will-live-on-despite-staff-exit/ target=_self>‘Modern Farmer’ Owner Says It Will Live On, Despite Staff Exit</a>

Bay Area Bites | January 23, 2015

‘Modern Farmer’ Owner Says It Will Live On, Despite Staff Exit

Modern Farmer has a particular fondness for stories about anything having to do with goats. Photo: Courtesy of Modern Farmer by Bill Chappell, The Two-Way at NPR News (1/23/15) A hip chronicle of ag life isn't dead yet, the owner of Modern Farmer says. The National Magazine Award read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2015/01/23/the-victory-gardens-edible-feast-bay-area-episode/ target=_self>The Victory Garden’s Edible Feast: Bay Area Episode</a>

Bay Area Bites | January 23, 2015

The Victory Garden’s Edible Feast: Bay Area Episode

In August we got an interesting proposition — we were asked to make a relaunch of The Victory Garden — that perpetually running PBS gardening show. The new show would be called The Victory Garden's Edible Feast and it would be a partnership with <a target=_self read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201501231630/d target=_self>Pop Music Review: Hidden in the Sun's 'Seven Seasons'</a>

The California Report | January 23, 2015

Pop Music Review: Hidden in the Sun's 'Seven Seasons'

This week's debut album from the San Francisco band Hidden in the Sun was 15 years in the making. Pop music critic Steve Hochman says their music is distinctive and spans rock, blues, folk and funk; explaining just how presents a challenge. He reviews their new record, "Seven Seasons." read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201501231630/c target=_self>Nonprofit Helps Graffiti Artists Turn Their Work Into Cash</a>

The California Report | January 23, 2015

Nonprofit Helps Graffiti Artists Turn Their Work Into Cash

Though some graffiti artists have real skill, the fact remains: it's vandalism -- and it's illegal. But a Santa Monica group is trying to get these talented taggers off the streets to turn their creativity into cash. read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201501231630/a target=_self>California's Chief Justice: Hard to Say the Death Penalty Is Working</a>

The California Report | January 23, 2015

California's Chief Justice: Hard to Say the Death Penalty Is Working

Calif. Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has seen a lot of change in the past four years. Gov. Jerry Brown appointed three new Associate Justices who had never been judges before -- all under the age of 45. We sit down with Justice Cantil-Sakauye to talk about those changes read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201501231630/b target=_self>'Ridiculous Ridge' May Be Back to Prolong California Drought</a>

The California Report | January 23, 2015

'Ridiculous Ridge' May Be Back to Prolong California Drought

All that rain we got in December got us thinking that the drought has ended. Most parts of California are on track for a record-dry January that likely means a fourth straight year of drought. Where did all the rain and snow go? The answer has been sitting over our read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2015/01/23/popular-drag-performer-cookie-dough-falls-into-coma-in-mexico/ target=_self>Popular Drag Performer Cookie Dough Falls Into Coma in Mexico</a>

KQED | January 23, 2015

Popular Drag Performer Cookie Dough Falls Into Coma in Mexico

A member of the long-running local drag parody of Golden Girls fell into a coma Thursday while the troupe behind the popular show was visiting Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, where the act was to make its international debut. Cookie Dough, who plays Sophia in the show and is a fixture in the read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201501231630 target=_self>California's Chief Justice: Hard to Say the Death Penalty Is Working</a>

The California Report | January 23, 2015

California's Chief Justice: Hard to Say the Death Penalty Is Working

Calif. Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has seen a lot of change in the past four years. Gov. Jerry Brown appointed three new Associate Justices who had never been judges before -- all under the age of 45. We sit down with Justice Cantil-Sakauye to talk about those changes read more...

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